(NEW YORK) -- Fueled by frustration over recently proposed tax increases that critics say would have disproportionately impacted Colombia's middle and working classes, ongoing protests in the South American country are exposing years of unmet demands, experts tell ABC News. Violent protests erupted in major... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas are set to testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday at a hearing centered around the domestic violent extremist threat facing the country. Both are expected to highlight new initiatives... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas launched an internal probe Monday "to address the threat of domestic violent extremism within the Department of Homeland Security," according to a letter he wrote to all DHS employees. Mayorkas said he will compile a... Read More.
(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) -- Nearly 100 people were arrested Friday night in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the protests of the death of Daunte Wright, according to local authorities. Following a relatively peaceful protest Thursday where there were zero arrests, officials were hoping for the same... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A major storm is on the move from Texas into the Gulf Coast states where "violent," "long-track" tornadoes are possible Thursday.The "violent" definition means the winds of the tornadoes could be 166 mph... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Justice and the Department on Home Security on Wednesday released a report that outlined a threat assessment of domestic violent extremists, finding that... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN via GMA(NEW YORK) -- March 9 marks Equal Pay Day for Asian American and Pacific Islander women, the day that AAPI women have to work into 2021 to earn the same amount of money that white, non-Hispanic... Read More.
By ALEXANDER MALLIN and LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Department of Justice officials are warning that domestic violent extremism is a persistent problem in the U.S. just over a month after the deadly siege at the United States Capitol."The rise... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday announced that communities receiving State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be required to spend at least... Read More.
By KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES and STACY CHEN, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A reported string of nearly two dozen violent, unprovoked attacks against Asians and Asian Americans in the Bay Area in recent weeks has left the community on edge, advocates say.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The acting deputy DHS secretary said that the department is "closely monitoring" domestic violent extremist threats ahead of the Super Bowl but said there have no credible threats so far."At this... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Amazon Web Services has responded to Parler's lawsuit against it with a series of screenshots of hateful content -- loaded with threats of violence and racial slurs -- that allegedly spread on the platform, in... Read More.